Cedarwood essential oil is thought to promote hair growth and reduce hair loss by balancing the oil-producing glands in the scalp. It also has anti fungal and antibacterial properties, which can treat different conditions that may contribute to dandruff or hair loss. Cedarwood essential oil is a substance derived from the needles, leaves, bark, and berries of cedar trees.
Cedarwood oil and its components have been analyzed in animal and human studies for potential health and beauty benefits. The components found in cedarwood oil include cedrine, cedrol, and thujopsene. These may have the following properties:
Cedarwood oil has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This may make it beneficial for skin conditions like acne, pimples and breakouts.